Summer tour opens on Canada Day in Kanata with appearances by Senators prospects
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators Hockey Club today announced the GM Sens Street Tour, an interactive traveling caravan for hockey fans of all ages, returns for summer 2006. The tour, which will make numerous stops in the Ottawa-Gatineau region and Ottawa Valley this summer, will open in grand fashion, making its first stop at Canada Day in Kanata on Saturday, July 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walter Baker Park at the Kanata Recreation Complex.
This year, the GM Sens Street Tour stop on Canada Day will feature a visit by Senators prospects participating in the annual development camp. Appearing from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Canada Day in Kanata, this year's group of participating players include the club's first-round draft choices from the last four seasons: Patrick Eaves (2003), Andrej Meszaros (2004), Brian Lee (2005) and this year's first-round draft choice Nick Foligno (28th overall).
In conjunction with General Motors, the GM Sens Street Tour makes hockey available to all skill levels and age groups by taking the game back to the street. The tour, which travels at no charge to local fairs, festivals and charity events, comes complete with everything from a mini-outdoor rink with boards, interactive games, merchandise and Spartacat, the Senators ambassador of fun.
Event organizers interested in having the GM Sens Street Tour visit their event can contact the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club at 613-599-0109. A complete description and application form for the GM Sens Street Tour is also available through the Senators website at www.ottawasenators.com under the Community/Events section.
GM Sens Street Tour - Summer schedule
Saturday, July 1 - Kanata Day in Kanata (Kanata Recreation Complex)
Saturday, July 21 - A Taste of Kingston (City Hall)
Saturday, Aug. 12 - Brockville Ribfest
Saturday, Aug. 19 - Athens Cornfest
Additional stops on the GM Sens Street Tour will be posted on www.ottawasenators.com.
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